Cint

Cint sold to
Nordic Capital

January 2016

Cint: World-leading provider of innovative technology for market research

"Cint has had a highly valuable relationship with Stella EOC since they arranged the growth equity financing from Prime Ventures which underpinned our international growth. Once again, with their outstanding sector knowledge and international relationships, they have helped Cint take another critical step in the progress of the firm with an excellent partner."

Morten Strand, CEO of Cint

Founded

1998

2015 revenue

SEK 260m

Annual target growth

30%

Panellists worldwide

20m

Headquarters

Stockholm, Sweden

A leading global player in the insights data collection technology market

Cint is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and has 13 offices in major cities across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

The company has developed a platform that connects the buy-side – typically a market research firm that needs to access panellists for consumer research – with the sell-side, the companies owning consumer panels, through the platforms’ self-service and real-time matching algorithms.

Since launching its OpinionHUB panel marketplace platform in 2005, Cint has established a profitable model which benefits the whole value chain when working with consumer surveys, as it reduces time and costs for all parties.

Nordic Capital to support future developments

Nordic Capital acquired the Company in January 2016, motivated by the quality and efficiency of Cint’s technology, its strong value proposition to its customers and their quick adoption of the product.

With its new owner, Cint will continue on its rapid growth path, drawing on Nordic Capital's extensive experience of successfully developing and growing technology businesses alongside management teams and employees, with the ultimate goal of further developing the Company and its products to secure a leading position in the market.

Advising Cint for the second time

Cint is a former Stella EOC client from 2012, when it secured a USD 13m financing from Prime Ventures and existing shareholders to accelerate its development.


Stella EOC acted as joint advisor to the sellers.